IOLITE/CORDIERITE (The Viking Stone / The Stone of Happiness and Joy) helps you to express your true self, free from the expectations of others. Iolite releases discord within relationships. It encourages taking responsibility for yourself, overcoming codependency within your partnership. Iolite is a vision stone. It clears thought forms, opening intuition. It helps one grow spiritually in a gentle fashion. Iolite restores a sense of perspective to those who feel they are jinxed, and inspires anyone with a chaotic life to start to bring order in small practical ways. It provides self-assurance and endurance in adverse situations. This stone is an excellent source of energy when used for the elimination of debt and the responsible management of money. Iolite helps in recovering balance, and is recommended for those suffering from disorientation, lack of motivation, chronic disorganization, and distraction. Iolite creates a strong constitution, ridding the body of fatty deposits. It diminishes the effect of alcohol and supports detoxification and regeneration of the liver. Alleviates migraines. Iolite is said to be very helpful when dealing with addictions, including alcoholism. In crystal healing it is used to assist in detoxification, maintaining sobriety.